Important Dates


Important Dates (and more to come)

Date Event
November 1, 2021

Applications open! Apply here.
Check the Eligibility page to see if you meet the requirements!

January 31, 2022

Applications close at 11:59 PM CDT

February 1 - 22

Application Screening process

February 23

Announcement at Noon CST of Startups invited to RBPC 2022

April 7-9

RBPC at Rice University in Houston, Texas

2022 Rice Business Plan Competition Important Dates

  • Applications can be submitted online during the application window. Visit our eligibility page to learn more about how to apply.

  • Congratulations to the 42 teams invited to compete in the #RBPC22! 

    Watch the announcement here on Feb. 23. 

  • Invited teams confirm commitment to compete via written confirmation on the application platform; last day to withdraw without penalty.